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TRANSITION PROGRAM FOR REFUGEE CHILDREN—FORMULA GRANTS TO
STATE EDUCATION AGENCIES  (CFUA No.  84.146)   I/

I.   PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation: P.L. 96-212, Section 412 of the Refuyee Act of 198U
(8 U.S.C. 1522); Refugee Assistance Amendments of 1982, P.L. 97-363.
(Expires September 309 1985.)

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal  Year                      Authorization                      Appropriation 2/

1980...............    Indefinite                           $23,168,000

1981...............    Indefinite                              44,268,00037

1982...............    Indefinite                                     0

1983...............    Indefinite                              16,600,000

1984...............    Indefinite                               16,600,000

Purpose; To provide Federal assistance to State and local educational
agencies to meet the special education needs of eligible refugee child-
ren enrolled in elementary and secondary schools. The grants may be
used to develop capacity through funding special curriculum materials,
bilingual teachers and aides, remedial classes, and guidance and counsel-
ing services required to bring these children into the mainstream of the
American education system.

Eligibility: The program provides grants to State education agencies to
assist local educational agencies in providing special services to elig-
ible children. The State must have an approved plan for the administration
of refugee resettlement programs on file with the Office of Refugee
Resettlement in the Department of Health and Human Services.

Administration: The program is administered by the Department of Education
via an interagency agreement with the Department of Health and Human
Services.

II.  RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(a)

A.    Goals and Objectives:

Other than following the annual formula grant procedures, no new goals or
objectives for FY 1984 were identified for this program.

B.    Progress and Accomplishments:    Not applicable.Education  Act